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Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
and creative learning techniques-- techniques that emerge when the educator teaches by collaboration rather than by instruction. woman: is it dark in there? hello. i'm joanne hendrick, author of the whole child and your guide to this video series. in this program, we're going to look at what we call cognitive development and what we can do to enhance our children's ability to think, reason, remember information, and solve problems. we'll observe children in a number of different programs-- head start, family day-care homes, university schools, and private child-care centers-- and we'll listen to their teachers as they describe some of the methods they use to enhance their children's learning. what's in there? what is that? [bell jingling] what is it? what is it? is it a sponge? hendrick: the foundations of learning begin right here because children begin to learn right from the start. the most important thing i believe we can teach our children, no matter what their age, is that they are valued. hi. hi. hi, sweetie. oh, no! ♪ one wheel's off, and the axle's broken ♪ ♪ one wheel's off,
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
at the time-- "do i need surgery?" so i want to educate them. i don't want to say, "honey, you're going to be fine. take my medicine and go." but yet she's the type of patient, i think if i said that, she would have been fine. i think there are some patients who do well with a doctor who makes an assessment fully in their own mind, makes a decision, informs the patient what's best for them, gives them the prescription, and the visit is over. there are other patients where that just isn't going to work because they won't take the medication if they haven't been told more what's going on, the reasons why, the possible side effects and risks of medication, and their other choices, and the possible outcomes of those choices. another pothole is there are some systematic errors that we make in judging one alternative versus another, one treatment versus another, for example. one product versus another. and so we need to be alert to ways that we can circumvent these errors in judgment, ways, for example, that we can interpret the kinds of words that physicians use to indicate probabilities, li
Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm PST
on in agriculture. ag-education is a big thing on farms these days to let people know where their food comes from and how it gets to their table so they can enjoy it. >> also enjoying the food that makes the delta famous is one of the sacramento area's most respected chefs patrick mulvaney. his restaurant mulvaney's business and loan has become a popular hangout for folks hoping to take advantage of mulvaney's culinary consciousness. the more seasonal and local, the better. >> our restaurant is a little different than most other restaurants because our menu changes every day. and for me, instead of, yes, it is a challenge, but rather than thinking of it as it's a challenge in a good sense, because it's what i wake up every day to do. i wake up to say, "what's new today, and what are we going to use? what's coming in the front door, and how are we going to make people in the dining room happy with it?" >> originally from the east coast, patrick says it's fun to work on the west coast where every month brings about more produce to experiment with, including his personal favorite, locally grown pear
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